Productions,
1987-1993, 2000

Summary
Collection ID:
SIA.FA06-247
Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1987-1993, 2000
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "Quadrangle" and "Preserving an Architectural Heritage: The Decorative Designs of Frank Lloyd Wright" as well as an assortment of audiovisual materials related to the National Museum of American History and its exhibitions. "Quadrangle" documents the construction of the Quadrangle building and discusses the importance of the collections to be exhibited there. The video includes interviews with Sidney Dillon Ripley, Secretary; Jean Paul Carlhian, Architect of the Quadrangle; and Sylvia H. Williams, Director of the National Museum of African Art as well as footage of budget hearings, the groundbreaking ceremony and party, meetings, and the construction site. "Preserving an Architectural Heritage: The Decorative Designs of Frank Lloyd Wright" was produced to accompany the traveling exhibition, "Frank Lloyd Wright: Preserving an Architectural Heritage, Decorative Designs from the Domino's Pizza Collection," mounted by the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibitions Service. The 12 minute video was completed in 1989. Audiovisual materials related to the National Museum of American History and its exhibitions include films used in exhibitions, general audio used in the museum, and interviews.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-247, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
Access Restriction
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Carlhian, Jean Paul Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ripley, Sidney Dillon, 1913-2001 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Williams, Sylvia H. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Domino's Pizza Collection Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Quadrangle Building (Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Frank Lloyd Wright: Preserving an Architectural Heritage, Decorative Designs from the Domino's Pizza Collection (Traveling exhibition) (1989-1992) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Preserving an Architectural Heritage: The Decorative Designs of Frank Lloyd Wright (Motion picture) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Quadrangle (Video recording) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architectural design Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum buildings Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Traveling exhibitions. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Videotapes Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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